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the American Craft scene in a 1966 copy of LIFE magazine Lenore Tawney

Old Crafts Find New Hands

Old Crafts Find New Hands on Miss Moss · i found this interesting article about the American Craft scene in a 1966 copy of LIFE magazine that i feel could…

Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes California- New York City), American textile designer and weaver renowned for her innovative, custom-designed modern fabrics for architects and interior designers. She was known as "the mother of modern weaving".

Top 10 Contemporary Artists from Nigeria

Top 10 Contemporary Artists from Nigeria

Contemporary African Art Gallery -- New York NY -- Current Show "Nnenna Okore: Transfiguration"

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Art Of Weaving And Some Interesting Aspects Of It

the American Craft scene in a 1966 copy of LIFE magazine Lenore Tawney

Old Crafts Find New Hands

Old Crafts Find New Hands on Miss Moss · i found this interesting article about the American Craft scene in a 1966 copy of LIFE magazine that i feel could…

weavings

weavings: just start a frame and add to it every scrap. Keep adding to it, a work in continual progress - (Imagine adding in beads to this.

Leonore Tawney In the late 1950s Tawney developed the revolutionary technique of 'open-warp' weaving, enabling practitioners to bypass the strict rectilinearity of woven forms, and throughout her career continued to push the boundaries of her craft, moving far closer to sculpture than textile production.

Another non-traditional string/weaving image. I like this one because it is reminiscent of the forest and also of confinement (Philomela locked in her cell).

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